The town has lots of connections to the singing festival which returns on May 18 with the first semi-final in Holland.
The second follows on May 20 before the grand final on May 22.
Eurovision has been part of our television lives since 1956 and the UK first won in 1967 with Puppet On A String sung by Sandie Shaw.
But Hartlepool can proudly boast plenty of connections to the competition. Take a look.
1. What a year for Michael
Hartlepool's own celebrity Michael Rice celebrated in 2019 being chosen to represent the UK in Eurovision.
Photo: Kevin Brady
2. Come on Michael!
Friends were pictured giving their support to Hartlepool's Michael Rice in the Eurovision Song Contest Final in 2019. Were you among them?
Photo: Tim Richardson
3. Save all your memories for us
Eurovision Song Contest winners Brotherhood of Man dropped in to Hartlepool Central Library in 2012 to sign autographs for fans ahead of their Town Hall Theatre show on Saturday night. The band won in 1976 with Save Your Kisses For Me.
4. Party time at NPower
Staff from NPower in Peterlee took part in their own version of Eurovision with a song contest in 2014. Here are Terrie Green, June Hunter, Gail Head, Keith Nash, Lindsey Sherriff and Jillian Arkwright.